How to Play

Lotto / Lottery can be played online by simply registering on our website (Magic Lotto), then depositing funds into a secure account and finally choosing your lotto numbers. Below is a detailed explanation on how to play lotto online.

Register and Login to Play Lotto / Lottery online

  1. Registration is required before you can play any lottery games at magiclotto.co.za
  2. To register click on the "Register Now" button on the top menu. Complete the registration form and click on the "Register Now" button.
  3. You will receive an activation email with a link which you need to click on to activate your account.
  4. Once your account has been activated you can login to magiclotto.co.za using the login form supplied at the top of the site.

Account Funds and Deposit to Play Lotto / Lottery

  1. Your magiclotto.co.za account has two "wallets" (accounts), one for South African Rands (ZAR) and one for British Pounds (GBP).
  2. To play the South African lottery you need to deposit funds into (found under the account page) your ZAR account.
  3. To play the Euro or UK lottery you need to deposit funds into your GBP account.
  4. When playing any lottery the costs for the lottery tickets and play options will be deducted from one of these accounts, either ZAR or GBP.

Playing Lotto / Lotteries

  1. To play any lottery click on the "Play Now" menu option.
  2. All the available lotteries are displayed in columns and drop down menus on the "Play Now" page.
  3. Choose the lottery you want to play and click on the "Play Now" button.

Choosing Play Lotto / Lottery Options

  1. After choosing the lottery you want to play you will be presented with the play options for the given lottery / lotto.
  2. As part of the play options you choose the number of games (lines on the lotto / lottery ticket) you want to play.
  3. Choose the number of draws to play, each lottery has different draw options.
  4. Choose manual number selection (you pick the lotto numbers for each game line) or quick pick play (we auto generate the lotto numbers for you)
  5. You can also save previous games that can be played from the play options page.
  6. Once you are happy with the play options click on the "Continue to Number Confirmation" button.

Choosing Lotto Numbers / Lottery Numbers

  1. Depending on your play options selected you will now be presented with a page where you can choose the numbers for the lottery you are playing.
  2. If you opted to manually select the lotto numbers for each game line you will be presented with game lines from which to choose your numbers.
  3. If you opted for quick pick play you will be presented with the numbers we auto generated for you.
  4. Once you have chosen your numbers or are happy with our auto generated lotto numbers click on the "Confirm Numbers and Play Now" button.
  5. You will now be presented with a reference number and status of your transaction.
  6. You can from within your account options use the "Game History" form to view all the games you have played.

What happens if you win the lotto / lottery?

  1. After every draw that you've entered, you will receive an email with the results of the draw and your entries.
  2. If your entry is a winner, your "Account Balance" will be immediately credited with the winning amount. You can then choose how you'd like to use those winnings when you claim them. To view your account at any time, click on the "Account" menu.
  3. Looking at your "Game History" you can see with winning division for each game line and lottery.
  4. Looking at your transaction history you will see any credits passed on your account for any winning games.